IDF Soldier Injured in Shooting Accident

22 February, 2021   |   2 weeks ago

An IDF soldier was lightly injured on Sunday night by a gunshot while manning a checkpoint near the city of Modi’in.

The 19-year-old soldier was evacuated to the Tel Hashomer hospital in serious condition. Further examinations determined he was in light condition.

The IDF stated that the soldier was injured by “erroneous gunfire.”

An initial inquiry shows he may have been shot by another soldier who was playing with his weapon.